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Raging Pencils by Mike "Lefty" Stanfill

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The Bad and Ugly, and the Good.

glenn beck weeps like a little girlConservatives argue that we don't need a public health care option, that the free market will do the best job of keeping Americans healthy.

As a result of calling President Obama "a racist who hates white people" fifty major advertisers have recently pulled funding from the Glenn Beck program and yet it's still on the air. The free market has decided the fate of that program but Rupert Murdoch and Fox News doesn't care what you think... about anything.


arthur M. SchackNot a bank president? Need a feel-good story?

Then meet Arthur M. Schack, a Brooklyn-based judge who makes it his practice to make sure that mortgage companies actually own the buildings they're foreclosing on.

Yeah, I know.

So far he's tossed out 46 of 102 foreclosure motions, a number he claims would be less ssurprising if other judges actually took time to read the foreclosure notices before them.

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Bonus Sociology!
"Black Like Me", part 1.
It's wonderful that we don't need movies like this anymore. Right?

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Yes, that's right... it was a movie. A fuckin' movie!

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Whoever you are, thanks for reading my demented little 'toon.

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TV: "As you all know, cable TV subsidizes Marxist channels like BET, Univision, Telemundo and MSNBC. That makes you all socialists. So listen up, pinheads. From now on you can only watch Fox News if you don't pay your cable bill. Capiche?"
Caption: That night the friendly men in white coats took Bill O'Reilly to a very special place.